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Bondi stabbing victim AshleeThe family of 38-year-old Ashlee Good released a statement on Sunday after the mother was fatally stabbed at Bondi Junction on Saturday.
Arsenal vs Wolves prediction,Arsenal have exhausted all room for error in the Premier League title chase, hoping to at least temporarily take the lead at the top of the table as they visit Wolves on Saturday.
Dave Portnoy blasts 'pervert'Caitlin Clark said she's had a "whirlwind" week, but she probably didn't expect an interaction with a reporter to go viral on social media.
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How Iran's attack on Israel was stopped

The Guardian - 14 Apr 2024 19:44
How Iran's attack on IsraelMassive drone and missile attack was defeated by Israeli military with orchestrated help of US, UK and Jordan Iran's widely anticipated missile and drone attack was defeated with the orchestrated help... of the US, UK and Jordan who, alongside the Israeli military, ensured that all but handful of ballistic missiles were neutralised overnight. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday that about 360 missiles and drones were fired from Iran and that "99% of the threats" had been intercepted in a successful defence mission that may have cost Israel £800m - but will have saved many lives and dented Iran's military credibility.
Bondi Junction mass stabbingTwelve in hospital, including nine-month-old baby; police name shopping centre stabbing attacker as Joel Cauchi, 40, of Queensland, Australia Sydney stabbing: seven people dead, including attacker... shot by police at Bondi Junction shopping centre Woman killed in Sydney attacks was trying to save her baby Police officer who shot Bondi Junction attacker wielding a 'massive' knife hailed as a hero Mental health dimension to Bondi Junction attack - police Cooke says "nothing that we have, no information we have received, no evidence we have recovered, no intelligence we have gathered that would suggest that this was driven by any particular motivation, ideology or otherwise". We know that the offender in the matter suffered, suffers from mental health. We are continuing to work through the...
Explosion hits base ofOfficials report casualties with some citing air strike on former anti-Isis unit known as Hashed al-Shaabi, which is now part of Iraq's regular military An explosion has hit an Iraqi military base... housing pro-Iranian paramilitaries, according to security sources. The explosion on Friday night was at the Calso base, where former pro-Iranian paramilitary group Hashed al-Shaabi - now integrated into the regular army - is stationed, an interior ministry source and a military official told Agence France-Presse.
North Korea says it testedNorth Korea says it tested a “super-large” cruise missile warhead and a new anti-aircraft missile in a western coastal area as it expands its military capabilities in the face of deepening... tensions with the United States and South Korea
New York AG asks court toLetitia James contended the former president failed to demonstrate that the company behind his bond had the resources to pay it if his appeal failed.
U.S. and Allies Penalize IranWhile imposing sanctions on Iran, U.S. and European governments are urging restraint amid fears of a cycle of escalation as Israel weighs retaliation for an Iranian attack.
Russia-Ukraine war live: worldHead of IAEA issues warning as Ukraine and Russia trade accusations over Europe's biggest nuclear plant Russia and Ukraine negotiated for two months with Turkey on a deal to ensure the safety of... shipping in the Black Sea and reached agreement on a text that was to be announced by Ankara last month, but then Kyiv suddenly pulled out, sources told Reuters. A deal was reached in March "to ensure the safety of merchant shipping in the Black Sea", and though Ukraine did not want to sign it formally, Kyiv gave its assent for Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to announce it on 30 March, the day before critical regional elections, the sources said.
Sydney church stabbing: policeNSW premier Chris Minns said a 'major and serious criminal investigation' was underway after the incident at the Assyrian Christ the Good Shepherd Church in Wakeley, which Anthony Albanese describes... as 'extremely concerning' Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcast New South Wales police are treating the alleged stabbing of a bishop during the live stream of a mass in western Sydney as a terrorist attack. The premier, Chris Minns, said the decision was taken early on Tuesday morning and validated by the police minister. Sign up for Guardian Australia's free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup
Iran attack puts pressure onMike Johnson has said he will aim to advance legislation to support Israel but has not clarified whether Ukraine funding will form part of package Middle East crisis live - follow for updates The US... House speaker, Mike Johnson, has said he will aim to advance a bill for wartime aid to Israel this week following Iran's weekend attack, but did not clarify whether Ukraine funding would be part of the package. US assistance for both nations has languished amid political bickering in Congress, with Johnson - an ally of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump - blocking an earlier $95bn in aid sought by President Joe Biden for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan which had passed the Senate.
Javier Milei splits fromThe libertarian populist was last seen with Fatima Florez, 43, in Miami on Wednesday as riots broke out on the streets of Buenos Aires in a country where 40 percent live in poverty.
Grimes Faces 'Major TechnicalThings started off strong for Grimes during her set at Coachella 2024. She entered the Sahara Stage on a futuristic walking vehicle, something that crawled like a spider as she sat in the backseat.... But they quickly devolved for the electronic singer-songwriter, who faced major technical difficulties during the 50-minute show. Just after the halfway […]
Ukraine war briefing:Ukraine's Col Gen Oleksandr Syrskyi says Russia has intensified armoured assaults as battles rages over village near Bakhmut. What we know on day 781 See all our Russia-Ukraine war coverage Germany... will supply a US-made Patriot air defence system and air defence missiles to Ukraine at a "critical time", as Kyiv struggles to defend its energy system from Russian bombardment, Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday. Zelenskiy said on the Telegram messaging app that he was grateful to Germany's chancellor, Olaf Scholz, for the decision to supply an additional Patriot system, and missiles for existing air defence systems. Later in his nightly video address, Zelenskiy indicated talks were under way on expanding the transfer of another air defence system, though German officials did not reference...
The 276 schoolgirls whoseMost of the Chibok girls abducted 10 years ago in Nigeria are now free but some feel badly let down.
US and UK forces help shootUS defence official says action is part of 'ironclad commitment to Israel's security', with UK's Royal Air Force also involved in regional operations Iran launches attack against Israel - live Full... report: Israel under fire as Iran launches drones and cruise missiles A hastily assembled coalition including the US and UK has helped Israel shoot down Iranian drones over Jordan, Iraq and Syria in an effort to blunt the attack and prevent an uncontrollable escalation. As a mass salvo of Iranian drones and cruise missiles neared its borders, Israel scrambled its fighter jets to intercept the incoming projectiles, according to Israeli news reports, and it was supported in the effort by its partners and neighbours.
Ukraine air defencesKyiv running short of missile defence systems while US military aid dries up Ukraine's air defences are being overwhelmed by concentrated waves of Russian bombing aimed at its power stations,... acknowledged a senior presidential adviser after the destruction of an entire plant on Thursday. Mykhailo Podolyak said Moscow was adopting new tactics of attacking power stations with up to "10 or 12 missiles at a time", bypassing already stretched Patriot and other missile shields.
Cath Virginia / The Verge | Photos from Getty Images The Senate has passed a bill reauthorizing Section 720 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), a controversial program that allows... warrantless spying on foreign "targets," but a long, knock-down, drag-out fight over amendments kept the Senate in session past midnight on Friday, when the surveillance program officially expired. To be clear, the spying wasn't actually going to stop. As Sen. Mike Lee (R-OH) pointed out on the Senate floor on Friday afternoon, the FISA court recently granted a government request to allow the program to continue until April 2025. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) claimed that the FISA court's extension of Section 702 certification "doesn't mean the program can continue uninterrupted for another year." "......
Indonesia volcano: thousandsMore than 11,000 people told to leave their homes after Mount Ruang erupted at least three times since Friday afternoon More than 2,100 people living near an erupting volcano on Indonesia's Sulawesi... island were evacuated on Friday due to the dangers of ash, falling rocks, hot volcanic clouds and the possibility of a tsunami. Indonesia's volcanology centre recorded at least three eruptions since Friday afternoon, with the maximum height of the eruption column reaching 1,200 metres (3,900 ft).
Bitcoin's price stable afterBitcoin's latest "halving" -- the fourth in the cryptocurrency's history -- is now complete. And while the token's prices are off their highs from earlier in the day, there doesn't seem to be much of... a reaction -- at least, not yet.
US House Could Vote on TikTokThe House of Representatives may soon vote on legislation that would effectively ban TikTok. Here's what's next.